Recent Searches
Clear
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Makawao Tours

Makawao
Makawao is a town in Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) country beside the slopes of Maui’s Haleakala volcano. The Paniolo culture of horseback riding and cattle wrangling has been present here since the 19th century, with green hillside pastures and ranches throughout the area. The Paniolo influence can still be felt — with horse-hitching posts in the streets and with the unique architectural style of the downtown buildings. Rodeos take place some weekends here, the largest of which is held annually during Fourth of July.

In the past, plantations covered this densely forested area. The name ‘Makawao’ means “eye of the forest.” The higher elevation in this area makes it especially conducive to agriculture, including pineapples and the Maui onion. Today, the town of Makawao is known for its thriving art scene. As such, there are dozens of art galleries, shops, small restaurants and boutiques to explore along the town’s main street.

Practical Info

Makawao is located in what is known as the Upcountry of Maui. To get there, travel from Kahului (the airport) up the Haleakala Highway and turn left onto Makawao Road.
Address: Makawao, Hawaii, USA
Read More

1 Tours & Activities to Experience

Category
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow
Filter




Sort: Featured
Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details
Sort by:Featured
Air Tours

Magic Maui Volcano: Haleakala Crater -Private- Air Tour: Spectacular Perspective

Experience Maui from high in the sky with this air tour. You'll board a tour plane with non-tinted windows and fly high over the island, passing by the Haleakala Crater, the Haleakala Highway (Crater Road), the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, and the Makawao Forest Reserve.
...  More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$299.00
From  
US$299.00
Learn More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation


Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785